Structural aspects of initial psoriatic lesions

@article{Braunfalco1974StructuralAO,
  title={Structural aspects of initial psoriatic lesions},
  author={O Braun-falco and Enno Christophers},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r dermatologische Forschung},
  year={1974},
  volume={251},
  pages={95-110}
}
A total of 32 pin-sized lesions were excised in 29 patients with psoriasis vulgaris. The specimens were prepared for light and electron microscopy. In four specimens there was psoriatic thickening of the epidermis with typical histological features of the disease. In the remaining 29 biopsies there was a moderate to heavy perivascular infiltrate with exocytosis, spongiosis and initial loss of the granular layer. The tissue changes present in these initial lesions are highly uncharacteristic for… CONTINUE READING
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